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Unemployment rate holds steady for Deep East Texas

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

The unemployment rate for Deep East Texas saw minor adjustment in November.

According to figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission Friday, the jobless rate in November remained at 4.5 percent for the state and moved up from 6.1 percent in October to 6.2 percent in November for the 12-county Deep East Texas region.

Below are the unemployment rates for each county. October rates are in parentheses:

Angelina: 6.0 (6.1)

Houston: 5.1 (4.7)

Jasper: 7.7 (7.5)

Nacogdoches: 4.8 (4.8)

Newton: 7.6 (7.3)

Polk: 6.5 (6.2)

Sabine: 10.4 (9.4)

San Augustine: 9.6 (9.3)

San Jacinto: 6.2 (6.0)

Shelby: 5.5 (5.4)

Trinity: 6.3 (6.0)

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